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– WRX: Kristoffersson, Solberg and the Polo R Supercar in the spotlight at Silverstone
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silverstone24h16 (286)An early season epic on our 1st visit to Silverstone in 2016. We have seen this race in its Britcar incarnations but now under the governance of Creventic the Silverstone 24H looks to have a more stable, long term footing. With touring cars only and no GT’s the noise issue is addressed, for now, and close racing throughout the field guaranteed. In the final reckoning Richard Roberts/Charles Lamb/Martin Short/Richard Neary in the SP Touring class Team ABBA with Rollcentre Racing BMW M3 V8 took the victory by 3 laps. They started from the back of the grid after failing to set a time in qualifying but soon got up in to the top 6 overall as the first 6 hours of racing saw close battles. Read More »

silverstone24hsupport16 (29)As part of our mega opening weekend in April we spent the first day watching the practice and support races for the Silverstone 24H. As well as the main event, (covered in a separate gallery), we saw two of the three support series. First up was the Dunlop Prototype Series which saw a small field for the opening event. Made up of LMP3 specification prototypes and open top sports cars they were actually the fastest cars on display, over the weekend. The Super 7 Inter Series saw two classes of Caterham 7’s, along with Portuguese guests, make up a near 50 car grid of action packed racing. Read More »

Peugeot pre-Silverstone24ha– Peugeot UK re-unites Bradley Philpot with the accomplished 300hp 208 endurance race car
– The inaugural Silverstone 24H race takes place over the 2nd and 3rd April
– Class win and overall win are the goals of Team Altran Peugeot UK

Peugeot UK has set its sights firmly on first place in the 24H SILVERSTONE race, with driver Bradley Philpot at the helm, when the series roars into the Northamptonshire circuit this April. Read More »